What is Baby’s Breath?
Baby’s breath or also commonly called gypsophila is one of the most popular filler flowers for retail florists. These blooms have tiny white buds that are clustered on long lush stems. Gysophila represents undying love and romance making them a great selection for wedding design and Valentine’s Day.
Affectionately nicknamed Gyp, this filler can be paired with just about any bloom. Typically paired with roses and leather leaf fern, it is smart to keep this flower readily available in your retail shop.
Florists love baby’s breath mainly because of its versatility and long-lasting vase life. With many varieties and even some spray-tinted blooms, there are endless ways to incorporate baby’s breath into designs for your customers.
Many thought that baby’s breath was on its way out. But recently they have been making a come back into our culture and design. You may find customers requesting it at a higher rate. Soon-to-be brides will bombard you with their Pinterest boards full of baby’s breath mason jar arrangements and table decor chock-full of these pretty petals.
Some of our favorite varieties
Million star is the most widely used and purchased of the baby’s breaths. It has smaller blooms than other varieties with green stalks.
This variety has slightly larger blooms with bright white buds. Pair with roses and hydrangeas for a classic look your customers will love!
Gypsophila overtime has the largest blooms. While still small, these blossoms will add a great punch of white to any floral arrangement.
Do you have any questions? Here at Main Wholesale Florist, we are always happy to help with your ordering needs. Stock up on baby’s breath at both our New Jersey and New York locations. We can also deliver wholesale flowers directly to your retail business or ship with our flowers express service.
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